In this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, we laud the humble, hot chile. Habaneros! Jalapenos! Green! Red! But appreciation for chiles hasn’t always been part of the culinary mainstream. We head to New Mexico to learn how this food became such a huge part of our culture, and visit an institute dedicated to its improvement.
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